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You're sitting in a job interview, nerves on edge, trying to impress the interviewer with your skills and expertise. Suddenly, a question catches you off guard, and you find yourself scrambling for the perfect response. We've all been there, and now it's time to share those clever and witty moments with the world! Presenting our new contest - "My Most Clever Response in a Job Interview"!

It's time to showcase your moments of brilliance and celebrate the power of a clever response. We believe that by sharing our stories, we can inspire each other, learn from different approaches, and most importantly, have a good laugh and enjoy the art of interviewing. Whether it's a witty comeback that left the interviewer impressed or a creative solution to a challenging problem, we want to hear about it!

How do I participate?

  1. Sign into your community account (if you don't have one, create an account first)
  2. Click on the "Entries" tab of this contest
  3. Click the "Enter Contest" button on the top right or the "New Entry" button
  4. Tell us about your most clever response in a job interview, click "Submit"
  5. Give a kudo (thump up) to your favorite stories and leave a comment
  6. The story with the most kudos by the end of the contest period (July 10, 2024, at 3 PM to August 7, 2024, at 12:00 PM Central European Time.) will be declared the winner

What's in it for you?

By participating in the contest, you'll not only have a chance to win a prize but also join a community of job seekers who appreciate the power of a clever response. Additionally, everyone who participates will receive a "Clever Interviewee" badge, a special recognition for sharing their success stories.

The winner of our "My Most Clever Response in a Job Interview" contest will receive a SAP merchandise voucher with the value of 40 Euro.

So, dust off those memorable interview moments and get ready to share them with the world! We can't wait to read your clever tales of job interview triumphs. Let's come together and celebrate the art of a clever response in a job interview!

1. Challenge definition

The " My Most Clever Response in a Job Interview" Competition 2024 with SAP Community is an online competition taking place in SAP Community ( where the announcement of the competition is being published as a contest in SAP Community Groups. Valid submissions need to be submitted as described in this announcement where every interested individual SAP Community member can participate in writing a story about one (1) "coding failure" they have committed themselves. Participation in the competition is subject to these Official Rules. The winner of this competition will be receiving one SAP merchandise voucher. The promoter of this challenge is the SAP Community team.

2. Prize draw entry period details

Eligible individuals may participate in the " My Most Clever Response in a Job Interview" Competition 2024 with SAP Community from July 10, 2024, at 3 PM to August 7, 2024, at 12:00 PM Central European Time.

3. Eligibility Criteria

Entrants must (i) be eighteen (18) years or older; and (ii) be a registered and active member of the SAP Community ( The Competition is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and is void where prohibited. Participants in the contest agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the SAP Community team. Employees of SAP Community Team and its family members (parent, children, siblings, regardless of where they reside) and any person in any way affiliated with or related to government entities, government officials or any other person or entity in the public sector are ineligible to win. Your “Most Clever Response in a Job Interview” story must not: (a) violate any third party rights, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademark rights, or rights of privacy and publicity; (b) depict any risky or offensive behavior or contain content that are obscene, defamatory, profane, offensive, lewd, pornographic, false, misleading, or deceptive; (c) prominently feature any trademarks or logos; or (d) disclose any confidential information or trade secrets as the stories will be published and promoted online. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any story for any reason. By submitting a story, you represent and warrant that: (a) the story is an original work created solely by you; (b) you own all rights to the story; and (c) the story and any comments you provide with the story comply with all requirements of these Official Rules.

You may not participate if doing so violates any policies within your organization. If you are unsure whether your participation may violate any policies, we strongly encourage you to seek advice from your/an ethics or compliance official. Per SAP’s internal policies, public sector employees and government officials are not eligible to participate. Participation is your attestation that you are not a public sector employee or government official.

4. Competition Rules – submission requirements

Stories submitted must:

  • - be uploaded during the contest entry period (see above)
  • - be only submitted once (only one entry per person is allowed).

5. Selection and Notification of Winner

One can win this contest by receiving the most kudos on its submission during the contest entry period. The winner will be featured and mentioned in one blog post. The winner will also be notified via SAP Community Direct Message.

6. Prize and Corresponding Approximate Retail value (ARV)

One (1) SAP merchandise voucher with the value of 40 euro. Prize is not redeemable for cash. No substitution allowed except that promoter may, at its sole discretion, substitute a prize with another of equal or greater value. All taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner.

7. Governing Law and Limits on Recovery

This Competition shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of Germany without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Any claims, judgments and/or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs associated with entering this Competition. Participant hereby waives any rights or claims to legal fees, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages of participant, whether foreseeable or not and whether based on negligence or otherwise.

8. Personal information and privacy

By participating in the competition, participant(s) consent(s) to the collection, use and disclosure of participant’s personal information. For the name of the winner, an announcement will be published in the SAP Community Group ‘Career Corner’.

By participating in the competition, participant(s) consent(s) to the publication of the submitted story on the SAP Community site, and we may also use the submitted story for a community contest summary and as part of blog posts after the competition period.